An absolutely enchanting book for all little girls who love brides and dream of being a flower girl. Join Amani and her little sister in this joyous celebration of a Lebanese Muslim wedding in Australia.
Amani is going to be a flower girl, leading the bride and groom, stepping exactly, one, two, three! She's counting the days, and there's so much to do: cooking with Tayta, visiting the dressmaker, dancing at the party with all the bride's friends. But when the wedding day comes, and all the guests are waiting, will Amani be the perfect flower girl?
About the Author
Taghred Chandab is a journalist and radio presenter, who co-wrote The Glory Garage, Growing up Lebanese Muslim in Australia, which was an Honour Book in the 2006 CBCA awards. She was born in Sydney, but is currently living in the United Arab Emirates. Taghred is passionate about promoting better understanding between Anglo-Australian culture and Islamic culture in Australia. She has three little girls who love weddings and dressing up.
Binny Talib is a textile and surface-pattern designer whose playful illustrations have been used for children's clothing and toys, books, album covers and greeting cards. She studied Visual Communications and has worked as creative art director for a digital media agency. She is developing her own clothing label and an expanding collection of wallpapers. Binny's husband is of Persian descent, and they have a young daughter who is soon to be a flower girl.
"There is a charming quality to the book...I recommend it" -- Lit for Kids.com
For Ages: 5 - 8 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 10th October 2012
Dimensions (cm): 26.9 x 26.8 x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.415